Caring for Houseplants (e-books)

Chevy Chase LibraryStaff Picks

Caring for Houseplants (e-books)

The "new normal," as a result of the public health emergency, encourages more time spent at home. Maybe you've picked up a new hobby, brought a new pet-- maybe (like me) you've invited new houseplants into your space. This shortlist is dedicated to caring for houseplants. 

Bountiful Bonsai: Create Instant Indoor Container Gardens with Edible Fruits, Herbs and Flowers by. Richard W. Ben
This book is all about Bonsai, the Japanese art of training plants to form beautiful sculptures. Readers learn how to apply Bonsai techniques to houseplants and herbs. 

Houseplants for All: How to Fill Any Home with Happy Plants by. Danae Horst
This book provides projects, tips and best practices on caring for houseplants. Enclosed is a 'plant profile quiz' to support the selection process in finding the just-right plant for your space.  

The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful Plants that Everyone Can Grow by Tovah Martin
This book lists plants that are most likely to survive neglect and/or inconsistent schedules. Plant profiles, and care advice are offered to support nurturing these "indestructible" plants.

The New Plant Parent Develop Your Green Thumb and Care for Your House-Plant Family by. Darryl Cheng
As the title suggests, this book is great for new plant parents, inspiring readers to become instinctive plant parents. The author touches on plant needs, care tips, and how to be understanding and responsive towards houseplants. 

Plant Parenting Easy Ways to Make More Houseplants, Vegetables, and Flowers by. Leslie F. Halleck
This book offers helpful tips and techniques for caring for plants. Details on seed starting, pest control and propagation, to name a few, are topics covered in this book.